"Shaping the future through strategy, culture, and inclusion "


Leilani M. Brown is an advisor to executives and boards on strategy, culture and the future of work. Her boutique consulting firm is uniquely positioned at the intersection of strategy, culture, and the future of work. The firm serves a diverse portfolio of clients, offering advisory services to executives, boards, and leaders across a wide array of industries. This includes corporate businesses, non-profit organizations, arts and cultural institutions, healthcare, and educational organizations such as colleges, universities, and independent schools.

Prior to founding her firm, Leilani was an award-winning executive at leading companies including Stride, Starr Companies, The Economist Group, MetLife, and American International Group.

In addition, Leilani serves as Vice Chair for Middlebury, a premier liberal arts institution, and her alma mater. She also serves on the advisory board for the Honors College of the College of Charleston.

For over 15 years, Leilani has served as a board member and trustee for various non-profit, education, and art and culture organizations. Her previous board roles have included board president for the Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning and the Jamaica Performing Arts Center, chair of the governance committee for Buckley Country Day School, and serving as board secretary for the Executive Leadership Council.

Her book From Campus to Career: 25 Tips for Your First Professional Year, is a second edition of the celebrated and definitive career advice guide for interns, new graduates and young professionals. She has been invited to serve as a keynote speaker at numerous colleges and universities, companies, conferences, and national events and has emerged as a thought leader on workforce development, equity and inclusion, and the future of work. Her opinion articles have been published in various media outlets including Newsweek, Fortune, EdTech Digest, Authority Magazine, and Scary Mommy.

Leilani received her Bachelor of Arts from Middlebury College and holds a master’s degree in Public Administration from New York University. Leilani also holds a Directorship Certification® from the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD).

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